Munshiganj is a district in the central of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division. It is Located at 23° 27′ 36″ N, 90° 32′ 24″E. Munshiganj district was established in 1984. It consists of 6 upazilas, 67 union parishads, 603 wards, 662 mouzas, 906 villages, 73 mahallas and 2 municipalities. The upazilas are Gazaria, Tongibari, Serajdikhan, Lauhajong, Sreenagar and Munshiganj sadar. Area of Munshiganj District is 954.96 sq km, which bounded by Dhaka and Narayanganj districts on the north, Madaripur and Shariatpur districts on the south, Comilla and Chandpur districts on the east, Dhaka and Faridpur districts on the west. Main rivers here are the Padma, Meghna, Dhaleshwari, Ichamati and Shitalakshya. The southern and eastern parts of the district often fall victim to erosion caused by the mighty Padma and the Meghna respectively. Main depression is Arial Beel covering an area of 4,330 hectares. Annual temperature maximum 36°C and minimum 12.7°C; total rainfall 2,376 mm. Archaeological heritage : Idrakpur Fort (1660) in Munshiganj town, Panditer vita (birth place of atish Dipankar Srijnan) at Barjrayogini, Baba Adam’s Mosque (Rampal), Dighi of Raja Haris chandra, home stead of Raja Ballal Sen, home stead of Raja Sreenath at Rampal, Rampal Dighi, Kodal Dhoar Dighi, Shyamsiddhi Moth at Sreenagar, Hasara Dargah, Sholaghar Moth, Bhagyakul Rajbari, residence of Jagadis Chandra Basu at Radhikhal, Jora Moth at Sonarang, Kalibari at Tongibari, Taltala Pancha-shikhara Mahadeva Temple, Talukdarbari Mosque at Kusumpur, Tajpur Mosque, Patharghata Mosque, Kazishal Mosque, Pulghata Bridge, Panch Pir Dargah, marble statue of Ashutosh Ganguly inside the library room of Haraganga College. Cultivable land of Munshiganj are 56,594 Hectares (Single crop 23%, Double crop 44% & Triple Crop land 33%). Munshiganj is one of the largest producers of potato in Bangladesh. It produces significant amount of jute, rice, wheat and other vegetables. It also produces sugar cane and banana. Besides road way communication, there are four Launch/Steamer Terminal have situated at Munshiganj District for waterway communications. Therfore, Munshiganj is one of the potential districts in Bangladesh in all respect.
Munshiganj At a Glance
Area: 955km2
Upazila Road: 349.36 km
Union Road: 314.76Km
Village Road: 679.26Km VA
1175.63Km VB
Population: 15,02,449
Density: 1573 Km2
Literacy: 56.1%
No. of Upazila: 6
No. of Union: 67
No. of Pourashava: 2
No. of Primary School: 538
No. of High School: 99
No. of College: 13
Procurment, Munshiganj